Things To Do In Reno When You Are Here For The Regional Retreat!

Our Reno-Tahoe AMA Chapter is proud and excited to be hosting AMA chapter leaders from across the west coast! While you are visiting our beautiful area, we have compiled a list of things you might want to check out. Looking forward to seeing you on November 11th and 12th! See Majestic Tahoe Explore a beach […]

Yelp & The Value of Customer Feedback

Yelp & The Value of Customer Feedback Michael Tragash, Reno’s resident Yelp Community Manager, wants every business owner to understand and harness the marketing power of Yelp. Yelp is an international platform with the ability to put corporations and local small businesses on the same playing field by connecting them with audiences through a desktop […]

4 Ways Local Businesses Can Capitalize on the Pokemon Go Craze

What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon go is the first widely popular augmented reality game for kids and adults alike. The premise of the game is to “catch Pokémon” scattered around your real-life surroundings. This hybrid between a “mobile game” and a “real-life game” demonstrates the growing convergence between mobile technology and real life through augmented reality. Pokémon Go uses […]
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Annual Awards Event Celebrating Marketing Excellence Reaches Peak Community Engagement

Now in its 28th year, the Reno-Tahoe AMA’s annual Ace Awards event serves to recognize marketing excellence within our community. This year a record-setting 140+ nominations and submissions were received across 11 categories, and once again the diverse group of agencies, businesses, and marketing practitioners in the region have outdone themselves. Judged by our AMA […]

Join Reno AMA on March 15th with Cannabrand’s Jennifer DeFalco and Olivia Mannix

Pot. Weed. Mary Jane. Whatever nickname you call it by, marijuana is one of the most intriguing and controversial topics making headlines today. With legalization spreading across states, more entrepreneurs flock to meet consumer demand for the commodity. That opens up an opportunity to give the traditional “stoner” stereotype a new face – one that […]

What to do in these SocialTimes?!?

WHAT TO DO IN THESE SOCIALTIMES?!? There are thousands of blogs peddling social media marketing advice and insights on a daily basis. How to “harness” audiences, why data “drives behavior”, and who to “engage” with your new UGC+giveaway campaign; you name it, the gurus are weighing in on the topic, and you can find it […]

Get Yourself to the NCET Expo – Friday, Sept. 18 / 10am – 5pm

NCET (Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology), an organization recognized and respected throughout the Northern Nevada entrepreneurial community, is hosting its 10th annual NCET Small Business Expo on Friday September 18th at the Atlantis Casino to bring a variety of resources and educational opportunities to any business operator in the community. Hailed as the only […]

AMA’s 2015 Influencer of the Year: UNR’s Dr. Bret Simmons

by Tiffany Brown The “Influencer of the Year” award is an award given to an individual within the community who has greatly influenced the marketing sector that is voted on by the Reno-Tahoe AMA board. Past winners of this award have included Dave Archer with NCET, Abbi Whitaker with The Abbi Agency, and Stan Byers […]

Discover How Consumers Engage with Your Advertisements

Attention Reno Tahoe AMA Members! Our next luncheon on July 21st at the Atlantis will feature a presentation by the company VizKinect. VizKinect uses eye-tracking technology to test how real consumers react to media content they watch … in real time.  Part of their presentation will be a live demonstration of their eye-tracking technology and […]